El Paso Energy Worker Wins Disability Claims Review

Law360, New York (February 26, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- An appellate court has breathed new life into the ERISA case of an El Paso Energy Corp. employee who claimed he was denied long-term disability benefits after being injured in a blast at the natural gas provider, sending the case back to a lower court for a second look.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on Monday reinstated John T. Gore’s claim of breach of fiduciary duty against the Houston, Texas-based El Paso and remanded the case back to the U.S. District Court...
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